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Issues of the Millennium: Resources
A starting point for Year 11 History students researching an issue relating to the last decades of the Twentieth Century.
Conspiracy surrounding Princess Diana's death (Aug. 1997 -)
Death of Diana, Princess of Wales
Introduction to topic, covering the circumstances, subsequent events, funeral, reactions, conspiracy theories, 2007 inquest & internet coverage.
Diana, Princess of Wales : Conspiracy Theories
The Big Three conspiracy theories : Faked, MI6 killed Di, and Target Dodi.
15 years later : The death of Princess Diana.
Challenger space shuttle explodes (1986)
Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
Concerns, delays, launch & failure, aftermath, investigation, NASA response, legacy.
5 myths of Challenger shuttle disaster debunked.
The crew of the Challenger Shuttle mission in 1986.
Report of the PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION on the space shuttle Challenger accident.
Extensive coverage, including 'Recommendations' from the NASA site.
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident (1986)
Chernobyl Accident 1986
Extensive. Includes map, images, immediate impact, environmental & health effects, closure of plant, Chernobyl today, resettlement, what has been learnt.
Backgrounder on Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident
Background, health effects, US reactors & NRC's response, discussion, sarcophagus, websites.
Chernobyl : The nuclear disaster, 25 years later (VIDEO)
11 min. video on the continuing effects of the disaster including low level radiation, effects on animals & trees, long term health effects.
Genocide in Rawanda (1994)
Genocide in Rwanda
Talking about Genocide - Genocides : Rwanda 1994
Comprehensive site which covers the situation before, during and after the genocide, including issues such as how local radio incited the Hutus to violence. Map.
World news about the Rwandan genocide, including breaking news & archival articles published in The New York Times.
Tiananmen Square, China (1989)
BBC on this day |4| 1989 : Massacre in Tiananmen Square
Short article, includes blurry video showing the actual massacre by army troops.
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
Background, protest development, escalation & military action, international reaction, aftermath, impact & continuing issues.
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